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Photo album 2: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

Photo album 2: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

September 20, 2017


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Morning students celebrated 16 de septiembre with a program in the auditorium, on September 14.

Photo/video album: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

Photo/video album: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

September 20, 2017


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Morning students celebrated 16 de septiembre with a program at the school's auditorium, on September 14.

Students honor the victims of 9/11 at 16th annual ceremony (story, photos, video)

Students honor the victims of 9/11 at 16th annual ceremony (story, photos, video)

Lauren Melendez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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At VMT’s 16th annual 9/11 ceremony, guest speaker Dr. William Ozinsky shed some light on what it’s like to live in service of this great nation, in the context of the fine arts -- a concept all VMT students are familiar with. Wosinski is a music professor at Laredo Community College, as well as a...

Students display traditional performances at 16 de septiembre celebration

Students display traditional performances at 16 de septiembre celebration

Aryanna Rodriguez

September 19, 2017


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Afternoon students celebrated 16 de septiembre with traditional music and dancing in the school auditorium on September 14....

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Audio, Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

Racism, bigotry, discrimination: all issues that seem to occur daily despite the laws that have been established. With new U.S president Donald Trump some people say there has been a rise in the number of people who are being discriminated against, the majority being Mexican. This has given people...

Juan Astudillo brings his passion for politics and government to the classroom

Juan Astudillo brings his passion for politics and government to the classroom

America Moreno, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Juan Astudillo remembers being in second grade, watching the news, and knowing what was going on with the presidential election of Ronal Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1980. He also knew about local politics, knowing who was running for mayor. He still loves watching the news and watching documentaries,...

Seniors register to become voters

Seniors register to become voters

Victoria Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Seniors heard about the importance of voting at a voter registration drive presentation on Sept. 7. AP Government instructor Sean Gaynor began the presentation with talking about how important voting in this country and how people’s voices should be heard. “Voting is very important and serio...

Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

June 16, 2017


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VMT's second annual summer theater production, "Little Shop of Horrors," is scheduled at the school's auditorium for a 4-day run beginning Wednesday, June 21, and ending Saturday, June 24. Tickets will be $10 each, and will be available at the door. These pictures were taken at a rehearsal Thu...

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

Kevin Garcia, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


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Updated June 2, 2017. Theatre Department head Vernon Carroll thought “Little Shop of Horrors” would provide something new for people to enjoy this summer. “It’s a popular musical, students love it. Young people love “Little Shop of Horrors” because it’s a take-off on the old ho...

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